A comparison between the secp256r1 and the koblitz secp256k1 bitcoin curves

@article{Houria2019ACB,
  title={A comparison between the secp256r1 and the koblitz secp256k1 bitcoin curves},
  author={Azine Houria and Bencherif Mohamed Abdelkader and Guessoum Abderezzak},
  journal={Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science},
  year={2019}
}
Bitcoin uses elliptic curve cryptography for its keys and signatures, but the specific secp256k1 curve used is rather unusual. The ECDSA keys used to generate Bitcoin addresses and sign transactions are derived from some specific parameters. Due to this characteristic, several questions come up concerning Satoshi’s choice of this curve rather than that of the NIST standard secp256r1 curve. Former President Dan Brown’s address to Bitcoin users on the Bitcoin talk.org online forum concerning the… 

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